RouterOS Scanner

Forensics tool for Mikrotik devices. Search for suspicious properties and weak security points that need to be fixed on the router.

This tool’s functionalities include the following:

  • Get the version of the device and map it to CVEs
  • Check for scheduled tasks
  • Look for traffic redirection rules
  • Look for DNS cache poisoning
  • Look for default ports change
  • Look for non-default users
  • Look for suspicious files
  • Look for proxy, socks and FW rules

Executing and arguments

The arguments:

args Description Must / Optional
-i The tested Mikrotik IP address Must
-p The tested Mikrotik SSH port Must
-u User name with admin Permissions Must
-ps The password of the given user name (empty password by defoult) Optional
-J Print the results as json format (prints txt format by defoult) Optional

Executing examples:

 ./ -i -p 22 -u admin
 ./ -i -p 2000 -u admin -ps 123456
 ./ -i -p 2000 -u admin -ps 123456 -J


The output includes 3 sections for each test:

  1. raw data – all the data we search in.
  2. suspicious – things we found out as suspicious and recommends checking if they are legitimate or malicious.
  3. recommendation – things we found out as weak security points and recommends to fix.


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